Fagiolo di San Gaudioso

The Fagiolo di San Gaudioso is a type of bean that is native to the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. It is specifically grown in the towns and communes of Matera, Montescaglioso, and Bernalda. This particular bean is known for its creamy texture and nutty flavor, making it a popular ingredient in many traditional dishes in the region.

The Fagiolo di San Gaudioso can be found in local markets and specialty food shops in the towns of Matera, Montescaglioso, and Bernalda. Some specific stores where it can be found include La Bottega del Fagiolo in Matera and La Dispensa dei Sapori in Montescaglioso.

One popular recipe that features the Fagiolo di San Gaudioso is the “Fagioli all’uccelletto,” which is a stewed bean dish that is often served as a side dish or as a main course. Another Traditional Recipess is the “Pasta e fagioli,” a pasta and bean soup that is a staple in Italian cuisine.

The Fagiolo di San Gaudioso has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-food Product) designation, which signifies its traditional production methods and unique characteristics. Some specifications of the Fagiolo di San Gaudioso include:

– Creamy texture
– Nutty flavor
– Grown in Matera, Montescaglioso, and Bernalda

Sources:
– www.basilicatanet.it
– www.basilicataturistica.it